Deadbeat Dad, Rapper Juvenile, Arrested Immediately After Being Released from Jail.

rapper Juvenile's mugshot

Rapper Juvenile, whose real name is Terius Gray, was released from jail and rearrested Monday in New Orleans.  The rapper has been in a long dispute with Dionne Williams, the mother of his 18-year-old son. In May of this year, Gray was ordered to pay Williams a total of $170,000 in back child support or spend 30 days in jail. Juvenile made a $20,000 payment and then disappeared.

rapper Juvenile's mugshot



Friday night Juve had a concert at Southpoint Hall in New Orleans. On Saturday, the Magnolia rapper was arrested and booked for failure to pay child support in the amount of $150,000. His arrest caused the rapper to miss a scheduled concert with Mystikal.

The back child support owed stems from 2012 and 2013 court rulings in Williams favor. On Monday, after paying $10,000 to secure his release, Juvenile was immediately taken back into custody and transferred to the St. Charles Parish jail on a warrant for an unrelated case.

Being in jail might interrupt the agreement the Gray made to secure his release. He is scheduled to make a payment of $20,000 no later than July 5, 2017. The rest is slated to be paid after the completion of a tour scheduled to start in September. Luckily the rapper’s bail was set at only $2,000.


The warrant that allowed Juve to be picked back up and jailed is an unrelated 2001 child support case filed by a woman named Shannon Horn. Apparently, the rapper has been ducking a paternity test and child support claim for 16 years.

Dionne Williams has another claim against Juvenile, claiming the 42-year-old rapper owes her more than an additional $70,000 in unpaid support since 2013. The case has not been ruled on yet but if the way Civil Court Judge, Nakisha Ervin-Knott, has made a point of not cutting the former Cash Money Records rapper any slack, Juvey better get his coins together quick.



Melony Hill
Thinker, Avid Reader, Couch Potato. Sapphire Hill is a writer from Baltimore Maryland who loves to delve deeper into the whys of everything. Staff writer for 86 Blvd and Badd Magazine. Blogger and talent promoter for Sapphire Spotlight On Talent.

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